Welcome Weekend 2015

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Friday, August 28, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, August 30, 2015 (All day)

Friday, August 28

Resident Move-In Day!

University Offices are Open | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Stepan Bookstore Open | 9 a.m.-6 p.m.


Saturday, August 29

Check-in for Welcome Weekend Programs | 9 a.m.-10 a.m.

Welcome | 10 a.m. 
President Donna M. Carroll will welcome the Class of 2019 and their families into the Dominican University community.

Dominican University Information Workshops | 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Students and their families will be able to choose from a variety of workshops designed to provide resources and information supporting student success, and the transition to college and campus life.  

Lunch (on your own) | 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Enjoy lunch in the Dining Hall or Cyber Café by using your meal plan or paying just $5 using cash or credit card.

Class of 2019 Welcome Reception | 5:30pm

Stepan Bookstore Open | 9 a.m.-6 p.m.


Sunday, August 30

Community Breakfast | 9-10:30 a.m. 
We invite you to come together as a community and enjoy breakfast.  Breakfast will be served continuously during this time to accommodate those wishing to attend the Mass of the Holy Spirit, and those wishing to simply enjoy a meal with the community to close the weekend.

Mass of the Holy Spirit | 10:30 a.m. 
Families are invited to join us as we bless our new students and their families, and welcome them to the DU worshipping community.  Everyone is welcome to join us in this Eucharistic celebration.

Stepan Bookstore Open | 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Parent Orientation Program concludes. Join us for Homecoming October 2-4! 

Explore the Oak Park and River Forest area | 1 p.m. 
Take the afternoon to enjoy the Oak Park and River Forest area (on your own).

DU Fest | 3 p.m.
Students will join the Dominican University community in the Quad to kick off the new school year! The event will include a BBQ, music and activities.


Monday, August 31

First Day of Classes
Torch Leaders will be located on the first floor of Lewis Hall and Parmer Hall to assist students in finding their classes and to answer any questions they might have.


Welcome Weekend Registration information will be available shortly.  Should you have any questions about Welcome Weekend, please call the Dean of Students Office at 708-524-6822